APWU: USPS Notification of Function 4 PSE Retention Survey

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Subject: PSE Retention Survey All, recently the Postal Service notified the APWU that they would be conducting a survey of PSEs assigned to Function 4. This survey is being referred to as “retention survey for Postal Support Employees (PSEs) currently assigned to Function 4 (Customer Service…

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APWU: Major Agreement Reached on Function 1 “Mail Processing” Staffing

December 24, 2020 Postal Management and the American Postal Workers Union signed a major Memorandum of Understanding to help address the chronic understaffing at mail processing facilities throughout much of the country. Under the terms of the new agreement, over 5,500 new career positions will be created at 192 installations. The number of career positions…

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APWU and USPS agree to Work Year List

July 8, 2020 The APWU and the USPS have agreed to the work year list for the term of the 2018-2021 National Agreement. Work years (formally known as man-years) is a term the utilized by the APWU and the Postal Service to define the size of postal installations throughout the country. The work year categories…

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APWU: Q and A on Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Function 1 and Function 4

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:05 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Q and A on Temporary Exception Period- Clerk Craft Function 1 and Function 4-COVID-19 dated 052020 Please disseminate to the field this important Q and A clarification on the Temporary Exception Period-Clerk Craft Function 1 and Function 4- COVID-19…

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APWU Clerk Craft PSE Compliance Report for PP09

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:05 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: APWU PSE Compliance Report PP09 Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached the latest PSE compliance report for PP 09 2020 – 04/24/20. There are violations in the Cap Metro Area in the Capital and Baltimore Districts. I am in the…

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APWU: Highlights and Significant Changes contained in Contract Award

LENGTH OF CONTRACT Three Years: September 21, 2018 to September 20, 2021 CAREER EMPLOYEE GENERAL WAGE INCREASES Three annual general wage increases totaling 3.4% over the life of the Agreement. 1.3% effective November 24, 2018 (Retroactive) 1.1% effective November 23, 2019 (Retroactive) 1% effective November 21, 2020 COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS (COLA) Semiannual COLAs for career employees…

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ELM Revision: Uniform Requirements

Effective February 14, 2019, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), sections 932.11g and 932.22b, to reflect changes in uniform requirements. Under revised section 932.11g, the type of postal retail personnel required to wear the prescribed uniform while performing work duties now includes postmasters at Cost Ascertainment Group (CAG) A-K…

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USPS hiring 500 seasonal workers in Rochester, NY area

September 18th 2018 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) – ‘Tis the season for new hiring at the United States Postal Service. The USPS will be hiring 500 seasonal workers in the Rochester area to help handle the extra packages and letters during the upcoming holiday season. The jobs will mostly begin in mid-November and work through mid-January….

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